Even though the Tales of the Cocktail is the main focus for most Tales visitors it just appropriately happens to be that the event is held in the place where the cocktail was born which is the world´s funniest city – or at least i think so….
There´s no shortage of things to do [...]
As everyone who have been to the Tales of the Cocktail knows, it´s not just a ton of seminars it´s also tastings, parties and events of all kinds…and there´s so much happening that it´s impossible to do it all, you will always miss out on things but on the other hand you´ll also do [...]
Here´s a seminar exploring the bar world myths – what is true and what is not? it was a seminar with some interesting experiments.
TRUE – UNTRUE – EXPLORING THE BAR WORLD MYTHS
Does that two-year-old bottle of vermouth really ruin a martini? Does it truly make a difference if you use sour mix [...]
Rum is my favorite spirit and this seminar took us through the history of rum in general and also it´s role in the tiki bars and how it is made – and they also let us taste 14 different rums and among them were some real gems.
Tracing Rum’s pedigree from the earliest beginnings [...]
This seminar took us through the history of drinking at the Panama Canal during the time the canal was built – something i didn´t know anything about – until David Wondrich and Jeff Berry with their usual engaging way of great story-telling took us there.
The scandalous, murderous, delicious history of Panamanian alcohology. From [...]
Who doesn´t like curacao? and who doesn`t use it? – but WHO has seen it being distilled live on stage? and been able to try it out after? – well…all the attendees of this seminar did..
“From the Bare Bellybutton Liqueur of 1500s Amsterdam to the very first orange liqueurs on Curacao, and from [...]
When i went to this seminar i didn´t know that very much about Stephen Crane but Martin Cate did enlighten us and he did it very well including serving a Tiki Bowl with long straws garnished with fresh colorful pansies.
Much has been written about the two founding fathers of the tiki drink craze [...]
Time to change pace and content on this blog for a while…so i`m taking a break from my normal cocktail posts…
I`m now in New Orleans again and will cover the Tales plus you may expect everything and anything New Orleans during the upcoming month depending on time permitting…so keep an eye for the Tales [...]
This years Tales of the Cocktail celebrates it`s 10 year anniversary and that is a promise of even more frenzy as usual so gear up if you`re planning to go!
Among the sessions i`m planning to attend is “Curacao – the ultimate guide to the world´s favorite liqueur flavor”
“From the Bare Bellybutton Liqueur [...]
Panamanian alcohology…let that word sink in for a while…
Doesn`t that sound like something you´d just wanna dive right into? i know i want to….and i will! – Here`s a seminar for devoted cocktail lovers - Drinking The Panama Canal!
The scandalous, murderous, delicious history of Panamanian alcohology. From 1502 to 1945, the Isthmus of [...]